Drawing for the Candidates Should Be Held Today

Время публикации: 12.02.2014 18:26 | Последнее обновление: 12.02.2014 18:30

Only a month is left before the Candidates starts in Khanty-Mansiysk, the opening ceremony of which is scheduled on March 12. According to regulations FIDE should held the drawing of lots in the central office located in Athens exaclty a month before the competition starts.  

There are four Russian grandmasters participating which means they have to face each other in the 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th rounds. 

Eight grandmasters will fight for the right to challenge the world champion Magnus Carlsen:
Levon ARONIAN
Vladimir KRAMNIK
Veselin TOPALOV
Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV
Dmitry ANDREIKIN
Sergey KARJAKIN
Peter SVIDLER
Vishy ANAND

The prize fund of the competition is 600 thousand euros.


  


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